A headline in yesterday's Daily Variety incorrectly stated the name of pubcaster KCET's new local kids series "Storytime," which airs at 7 p.m. Sundays.
Cable TV legislation passed recently by Congress was prompted by a "special-interest feeding frenzy that only Ross Perot could adequately describe, " Discovery Communications topper John Hendricks…
British Sky Broadcasting is taking off so fast that even Rupert Murdoch has trouble keeping count. Last month Murdoch reported the six-channel satellite broadcaster was posting weekly operating…
Spain's Quinto Centenario, the government-backed organization responsible for the 500th anniversary celebrations of the discovery of the New World, has given showbiz little cause for jubilation.
CanWest, Canada's largest private broadcaster, has signed a preliminary agreement to buy Australia's Network Ten from the Westpac Bank.
Capital Cities/ABC announced third-quarter earnings yesterday that suggested the company's bottom line for the full year may be weaker than expected. And Wall Street responded accordingly, with the…
For the fourth consecutive reporting period, Time Warner Inc. closed out the quarter in the black with net profits of $ 6 million against last year's third-quarter loss of $ 62 million, a hemorrhage…
A judge yesterday denied attempts by Hollywood's production community and the State of California to become party to a case involving network efforts to repeal antitrust restrictions that mirrored…
KLOS-FM Radio has sued the owner of rival KLSX-FM for infringing its trademark on the title "Five O-Clock Funnies."
National spot advertising on cable soared to $24.8 million in the third quarter of this year, representing a 25% increase over the same period a year ago, according to industrywide estimates from…
The National Hispanic Media Coalition will file suit today to block the Federal Communications Commission's approval of the sale of Univision Television Network and 13 Spanish-language TV stations to…